48 months
21718 USD/year
21718 USD/year
8136 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Computer Engineering program from the University of Nebraska Omaha leads to the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering.


The individual holding this degree will have advanced knowledge in his or her field of engineering interest and in addition will have a university educational background involving mathematics, the physical sciences, and the humanities and social sciences. Completion of this curriculum will enable the graduate to enter employment in positions involving computer hardware design and applications, computer software design and development, microcomputer based applications, and computer networking. The program also leads to the preparation for graduate work in computer engineering, computer science or electrical engineering.

Program Educational Objectives

The students in the Computer Engineering program at the University of Nebraska Omaha receive a strong foundation in engineering science and design that not only enables them to pursue productive careers in the computer engineering field but that can be used as the foundation for careers in other areas, such as business, management, and medicine.  Typical industries in which Computer Engineering graduates are employed include microprocessor/embedded system design, digital design, hardware/software integration, and computer architecture and parallel processing.

The Computer Engineering program prepares graduates for their professional careers with the objective that within five years after graduation they will be:
  • Employed in business, academia, or government.
  • Successful engineers who have established productive careers in their field and have contributed to improve and provide innovative and effective solutions in computer engineering or related fields.
  • Demonstrating technical and decision-making processes and the human interactions necessary to produce viable, responsible, and sustainable technological solutions.
  • Engaging in lifelong learning, which may include postgraduate education, to successfully adapt to technological, industry specific, and cultural changes and to foster adept functioning in society.
  • Performing engineering practice in a context that reflects awareness of the ethics of their profession and of the impacts of their work on the profession and society at large.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Fundamentals
  • Computer Science
  • Microprocessor Applications
  • Electronics and Circuits
  • Switching Circuits Theory
  • Digital Design and Interfacing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


124 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application.
  • Rank in the upper one-half of their graduating high school class
  • Or ACT composite score of 20 or higher or SAT equivalent
  • Or a 3.0 or higher GPA 
  • Pay the $45 non-refundable application fee by credit card when completing the application for admission.
  • Grade sheets and transcripts from each institution attended.
  • Proof of English proficiency. Special Note: If you are unable to provide proof of English proficiency please apply to our Intensive Language (ILUNO) program.
  • Copy of Passport.
  • UNO Financial Affidavit.
  • Bank statements showing adequate funding for one academic year.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21718 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    21718 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21718 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    8136 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8136 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Omaha

985 - 1520 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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